HANDHELD DEVICE / CELL PHONE TICKET:
section 78.1(1)Highway traffic Act 3 demerit points Fine $490-$1000
It is illegal to talk, text, dial or e-mail using hand-held phones and other hand-held communication and entertainment devices, while driving.
New measures to discourage drivers from texting and driving include:
Changes directed at fully- licenced drivers (G, M)
Higher set fine of $490 (includes victim fine surcharge and court fees); drivers who receive a summons or who contest their ticket by going to court may face a fine of up to $1,000.
Three (3) demerit points, upon conviction.
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All traffic ticket violations and Provincial offence summons are dealt within the Provincial court locations in Ontario. We have been providing legal services to all of Ontario in the GTA area for over 15 years.
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